World Internet Usage, 2012

Percentage of the population using the internet by region and how usage has grown since 2000


World RegionsPopulationInternet Users Dec. 31, 2000Internet Users Latest Data% Population Growth 2000-2012
Africa 1,073,380,9254,514,400 167,335,676 15.6% 3,606.7%
Asia 3,922,066,987114,304,000 1,076,681,059 27.5% 841.9%
Europe 820,918,446105,096,093 518,512,109 63.2% 393.4%
Middle East 223,608,2033,284,800 90,000,455 40.2% 2,639.9%
North America 348,280,154108,096,800 273,785,413 78.6% 153.3%
Latin America 593,688,63818,068,919 254,915,745 42.9% 1,310.8%
Oceania/Australia 35,903,5697,620,480 24,287,919 67.6% 218.7.40%
WORLD TOTAL 7,017,846,922360,985,492 2,405,518,376 34.3% 566.4%


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